See BET Awards Nominees For 2014

    Beyoncé and Jay Z take the lead with four nominations each.Beyoncé is nominated for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration (“Drunk In Love”, and Video of the Year twice (“Partition,” “Drunk In Love”.
    Besides being nominated alongside Beyoncé for Video of the Year and twice for Best Collaboration, Jay is also nominated for Best Male Hip Hop Artist.
    The nominations announcement comes two days after footage leaked of Solange attacking Jay Z in a The Standard Hotel elevator the night of the Met Gala. SEE MORE AFTER CUT>>>>>>>

    Drake, Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams and August Alsina follow behind with three nominations each. “This year’s nominees represent the best of the culture,” says

    Stephen Hill, BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials via a press release. “It’s great to see our talented new artist’s right alongside our more beloved ones with long careers. We appreciate our BET Awards nomination committee, over 300 strong, for their efforts and congratulate all the nominees.” The award show will air live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, June 29 at 8pm EST.

    Check out the full 2014 BET Awards nominees below:

    Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


    Janelle Monáe

    Jhené Aiko

    K. Michelle


    Tamar Braxton

    Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

    August Alsina

    Chris Brown

    John Legend

    Justin Timberlake

    Pharrell Williams

    Best Group

    A$AP Mob

    Daft Punk

    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis


    Young Money

    Best Collaboration

    August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ – “I Luv This”

    Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – “Drunk In Love “

    Drake f/ Majid Jordan – “Hold On (We’re Going Home)”

    JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”

    Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – “Blurred Lines”

    YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta”

    Best Male Hip Hop Artist



    J. Cole

    JAY Z

    Kendrick Lamar

    Best Female Hip Hop Artist

    Angel Haze

    Charli Baltimore


    Iggy Azalea

    Nicki Minaj

    Video of the Year

    Beyoncé – “Partition”

    Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – “Drunk In Love”

    Chris Brown – “Fine China”

    Drake – “Worst Behavior”

    Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

    Video Director of the Year

    Benny Boom

    Chris Brown

    Colin Tilley

    Director X

    Hype Williams

    Best New Artist

    Ariana Grande

    August Alsina

    Mack Wilds

    Rich Homie Quan

    ScHoolboy Q

    Best Gospel Artist

    Donnie McClurkin

    Erica Campbell

    Hezekiah Walker

    Tamela Mann

    Tye Tribbett

    Best Actress

    Angela Bassett

    Gabrielle Union

    Kerry Washington

    Lupita Nyong’o

    Oprah Winfrey

    Best Actor

    Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Forest Whitaker

    Idris Elba

    Kevin Hart

    Michael B. Jordan

    YoungStars Award

    Gabrielle Douglas

    Jacob Latimore

    Jaden Smith

    KeKe Palmer


    Best Movie

    12 Years a Slave

    The Best Man Holiday

    Fruitvale Station

    Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain

    Lee Daniels’ The Butler

    Subway Sportswoman of the Year

    Brittney Griner

    Lolo Jones

    Serena Williams

    Skylar Diggins

    Venus Williams

    Subway Sportsman of the Year

    Blake Griffin

    Carmelo Anthony

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Kevin Durant

    LeBron James

    Centric Award

    Aloe Blacc – “The Man”

    Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. – “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)”

    Jhené Aiko – “The Worst”

    LiV Warfield – “Why Do You Lie?”

    Wale f/ Sam Dew – “LoveHate Thing”

    Best International Act: Africa

    Davido (Nigeria)

    Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

    Mafikizolo (South Africa)

    Sarkodie (Ghana)

    Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) Toofan (Togo)

    Best International Act: UK

    Dizzee Rascal


    Krept & Konan

    Laura Mvula

    Rita Ora

    Tinie Tempah

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